Vicksburg, Mississippi – Day 5
April 10, 2013
Note: I’m now expecting to arrive in Memphis around April 14th….about 250 miles north of Vicksburg. Mary has made her flight reservations. She’ll meet me in Memphis on April 16th.
The motorhome is parked at Moose Lodge #1581. I expect to depart here on Friday
Vicksburg has a very interesting history which you can read about by clicking this Wikipedia link…
Yesterday I drove the Bronco downtown to Levee Street to view the Riverfront Murals painted on the about 16 foot high levee wall built to protect Vicksburg from a flooding Mississippi River.
As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…
Each of the murals has a plaque describing the mural like this one…
describing this mural,,.
The murals are mostly 12 x 20 feet. Here are some others…
The story of the Sultana in the following mural is really sad, You can read about it by clicking this link…
There are a number of other murals which you can read about by clicking this link…
Directly across the street is Catfish Row Childrens Art Park where children have done the paintings. There are a lot of them. Here are a few…
Vicksburg has done a great job of beautifying the downtown riverfront area.
Enjoying beautiful murals is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!
The red dot on the below map shows my approximate location in the State of Mississippi. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…
Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein
On October 27, 2012, I created a two-minute video titled America The Beautiful. The music America The Beautiful is by Christopher W. French. The photos, which I randomly selected, are from the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia (not shown in that order)…are mine. Yup, That’s me standing in front of the Post Office in Luckenbach, Texas…Y’all!
Click this link to start the video. Make sure you have your speakers turned on and go to full screen asap.
If you have not checked out my Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…
All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2013
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